Category: Performance Management

The Power of Slumber: Can You Sleep Your Way to Better Mental Health?

Key Points: Quality sleep significantly influences mental wellbeing. Improving sleep can lead to reduced depression, anxiety, stress, and better overall mental health. Prioritize rest and create clear boundaries between work and personal life to combat the “always-on” culture. This promotes wellbeing and enhances productivity. To support mental wellness, employers can offer access to care and
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Lean on Me: A Leader’s Impact on Wellness

Key Points: Mental health is a vital occupational health factor that organizations should prioritize by actively developing positive leaders who reflect effective leadership styles and behaviours, implementing supportive policies, and proactively monitoring employee well-being to create a more productive and inclusive work environment. Effective leadership styles like transformational leadership, relations-oriented leadership, and task-oriented leadership, and
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Finding The Right Match Can Be Tricky: The Effectiveness of Various Candidate Selection Methods May Shock You!

Key Points: Selection tools are quite different in their ability to predict performance than previously thought. Some less, some more. Overall (rather than contextualized) personality measures and years of job experience, are not meaningful predictors of performance. Structured Interviews, Job Knowledge, Biodata, Work Samples, Cognitive Ability and Integrity Tests are useful assessment methods and criteria.
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Job Insecurity: Why It Matters and Is It All Inside Your Head?

Key Points: Job insecurity is significantly related to a staggering 51 unique negative work and individual outcomes. Cognitive job insecurity – thoughts tied to job insecurity – and affective job insecurity – feelings tied to job insecurity – are found to be related but different concepts. Feelings related to job insecurity seem to be more
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